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Top-ranked Tigers hold steady in 5A football poll

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Grand Junction enters rivalry week as a solid No. 1 in the Denver Post football media poll. The Tigers (7-0, 2-0 Southwestern Conference), who have rushed for 2,732 yards and outscored their opponents 310-84 this season, play Fruita Monument ...

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Super sophomores rising to occasion for playoff-hopeful Fruita Monument

By Scott Schlaufman

As a freshman last year, Fruita Monument High School soccer player Lukas Smith watched the Wildcats’ defensive line help propel Fruita to the Class 5A playoffs. He knew it wouldn’t be long before the quartet of seniors,  Alex ...

GJ tabs Janet Ryan as girls swimming coach

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Grand Junction High School didn’t have to look far for a girls swimming coach. The Tigers hired Mesa County School District 51 adaptive physical education teacher Janet Ryan on Monday to replace Dale Leonhart, who resigned earlier this ...

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Weinberg, GJ’s top doubles team fall at 5A state championships

By Staff

DENVER — Spencer Weinberg is the type of tennis player who rarely is caught on his heels. Yet Weinberg found himself reeling in unfamiliar territory Saturday morning during the Class 5A No. 1 singles state championship match against ...

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Palisade tops Eagle Valley to win first WSL title in 7 years

By Jon Mitchell

Palisade’s and Eagle Valley’s volleyball teams matched attack for attack early Saturday. Late in the match, though, some unforced errors by the Devils helped Palisade claim the Class 4A Western Slope League title. Behind a ...

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Changing things up helps Fruita win regional softball title

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Socks down, pockets out. It did the trick Saturday for the Fruita Monument High School softball team. “Get them thinking about something other than the ball coming in,” Fruita coach Jamie Dunn said after the Wildcats (18-3) ...

Wildcats top Loveland for third straight victory

By Staff

Fruita Monument has averaged more than 35 points a game in its past three football victories. For the second straight week, the Wildcats didn’t need more than one touchdown and one field goal. Fruita Monument (4-3) won its third ...


GJ’s Weinberg moves easily into No. 1 singles final

By Staff

DENVER — Naturally, Spencer Weinberg did his thing, keeping his cool while delivering one pinpoint shot after another. And although Grand Junction’s doubles teams experienced an up-and-down ride during the second day of action ...


Dennis’ strong all-around game helps Grand Junction defeat Montrose

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Montrose had Grand Junction in a corner Friday night, but the Tigers came out fighting. The Indians, ranked sixth in Class 4A, made several plays to keep themselves close, but it wasn’t enough against the top-ranked team in Class ...

Sanchez’s big game spoiled in Warriors’ loss to Demons

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Taylor Sanchez’s 182 rushing yards and two touchdowns weren’t enough Friday for Central High School’s football team, which came up short in a 23-14 Southwestern Conference loss at Durango. Sanchez, who was cleared to play ...

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